Wacky Wednesday

You know the drill, we’re taking the most unusual events that happened in the past week in sports, both in the past and in the present.

June 24, 2009
Shaquille O’Neal gets traded to the Cavs in an attempt to keep Lebron in Cleveland. The Big Cactus now visits his fifth career team.
June 24, 2005
The Mets become the first NL team to hit three sacrifice flies in one inning after Bernie Williams drops a pop up.

June 23, 2003
Barry Bonds becomes the first player with 500 home runs and 500 steals.

June 21, 2005
The Yankees tally 13 runs in a single inning against the (Devil) Rays for the second time that season.

June 19, 2009
Number 1 seed Rafael Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon due to knee tendinitis. By pulling out, the world number one won’t defend his title, and may also lose his ranking if rival Roger Federer wins the tournament.
June 19, 2007
Twins color commentator Bert Blylevin says he’ll shave his head if Johan Santana throws a complete game shutout against the Mets. Hours later, Santana shaves the commentator’s head after shutting out the Mets.

June 18, 2006
The Tigers hit eight home runs in route to Kenny Rogers 200th career victory.


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